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The Chess Variant Pages

This page is written by the game's inventor, Robert Kydd.

External Link

This is a link to an external site for: Genetess

This external link is broken (ie. it no longer works or is no longer valid). You might want to check out the Internet Archive to see if a version of the linked page has been archived.


Genetess is a play by e-mail game. This means that the players submit their moves and receive game information by exchanging e-mails with the game account.

Although based on Chess, each Genetess game has a unique board which has a series of designated starting squares on it. After an initial round (round 0) where players bet against each other to obtain the starting square of their choice, and the turn order they prefer, the game is played in a series of rounds each of which consists of sequential turns by every player.

Genetess is a dynamic, multiplayer game of hidden information.

This 'link page' is meant to provide a link to another website. Note that we have no connection to, nor bear responsibility for the linked sites.

By Robert Kydd.
Web page created: 2005-09-19. Web page last updated: 2005-09-19